A Chalice Of Champagne

Hello dear readers, my night was full of dreams, remembering “our” Anniversary, and I also had many happy thoughts of Leonard Cohen. In the early hours, I wrote these words, thinking of my forever girl, and my lifetime sage, on his birthday, 21st September  1934…. For, Carole, and Leonard…..

A Chalice Of Champagne

 

Once upon a time

In the days of rhyme

When learning to climb

I saw my neon sign

Slowly die by design

 

An angel’s teardrop fell

Ringing the church bell

And missing my empty well

From the tower of song, I wanted to yell

But life doesn’t let you dwell

 

Despite annual September rain

I trek over flooded plains

Avoiding delta swamps of pain

Scaling the same old mountain again

Searching for our chalice of champagne

 

 

Ivor Steven (c)  September 2019

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Hi, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm a retired, part-time plumber, and a former Carer of my wife(Carole), for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. I Write poetry about those personal thoughts, throughout and beyond my life as a Carer. I've been blogging for 18 months, and writing poems for nearly 18 years. Of course a lot of my poems are about my favourite subject Carole, but since I've been blogging my writings have become quite varied, humourous, mystical, observational, and even a few monster/horror poems.

47 thoughts on “A Chalice Of Champagne”

      1. Ha! I love that! 🙂 YAY, Monty!
        That’s how Cooper enjoys music, too. Unless it’s a woman with a very high voice singing…then he pops his head up and looks directly at where the music is coming from. It’s so cute! I ask, “You like high-singers, Coops?” 😀

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